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The retail trends set to shape 2020
If the past decade is any indication, the 2020s are going to be huge in retail. The industry is radically and rapidly changing as consumers demand a more personal, social, and sustainable approach to shopping. According to a survey of 4,000 consumers, the Gensler Research Institute found that just 56% of shoppers enjoyed the shopping experience. Here are just some of the trends that we can expect as retailers step up to improve the experience, in 2020 and beyond.
2020: The year of the sustainable business
Over the past few years, sustainability has become more than just another buzzword. It has evolved into something that is an unavoidable part of our lives for both businesses and the wider public alike. more»
Will you be as successful as Kris Jenner in 2020?
While she may be no stranger to controversy of criticism, Kris Jenner possesses the ultimate entrepreneurial spirit. In the late 1990s, she turned washed-up Olympic medalist Caitlyn Jenner (formally known as Bruce) into a motivational speaker. A move which helped her and now ex-husband out of financial debt. Come 2008, she pitched the idea of a reality programme, sensationalising the melodrama of her family life.
Today she is worth an estimated $90million dollars, which was gained through risk-taking, self-promotion and of course taking a 10% cut from all her daughter's earnings.
Are you inspired? thought as much, enlisting the help of Jordan Baker, CEO of Sanity Marketing, Business Advice has compiled the ultimate guide to see if you too are on track to make it big like momager Kris. more»